Armed Security Guard Salary in the United States

How much does an Armed Security Guard make in the United States? The average Armed Security Guard salary in the United States is $32,354 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $29,105 and $36,015. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Armed Security Guard?

A security guard (also known as a security inspector or protective agent) is a person employed by a public or private party to protect the employing party's assets (property, people, equipment, money, etc.) from a variety of hazards (such as waste, damaged property, unsafe worker behavior, criminal activity such as theft, etc.) by enforcing preventative measures. Security guards do this by maintaining a high-visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, looking (either directly, through patrols, or indirectly, by monitoring alarm systems or video surveillance cameras) for si...

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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Armed Security Guard in United States. The base salary for Armed Security Guard ranges from $29,105 to $36,015 with the average base salary of $32,354. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $29,222 to $36,222 with the average total cash compensation of $32,493.

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Job Openings for Armed Security Guard
Noble Knights Security - Mesa , AZ
We are currently seeking multiple Armed Security Guards in Phoenix, Arizona. Please see below qualifications. Mid shift, 40+ hours per week. Night shift, 40+ hours per week. Qualifications: -Must be ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Capital Protection - Garden Grove , CA
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Absolute International Security - Costa Mesa , CA
All our security guards receive the necessary state-mandated requirements by our in-house licensed training facility. AIS is a fully insured and bonded security firm providing multi level customized ...
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Absolute International Security - Santa Clarita , CA
Absolute International Security is looking to hire professionally developed Armed Security Guards ... An BSIS active guard card * Exposed Firearm Permit * Baton * CPR ​ Some of job duties will ...
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Capital Protection - Canyon Country , CA
We are seeking an Armed Security Officers to become an integral part of our team. The selected ... MUST POSSES ACTIVE GUARD CARD PERMIT * MUST POSSES ACTIVE EXPOSED FIRE ARM PERMIT * Valid ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
High Profile Protection Consultants - North Hollywood , CA
We are seeking a Security Guard (Armed) to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons. Site ...
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